USG e-clips for August 23, 2023

University System News: WTOC Georgia Southern University says they are seeing benefits from digital textbooks By Dal Cannady The high cost of textbooks used to be considered as much a part of college life at dorm rooms and dining halls. But Georgia Southern says they and other schools are seeing a benefit from digital downloads […]

Covid reminders

As cases of Covid-19 increase, please keep in mind our current protocol for exposures and positive test results:   What should Employees/ Students do if they have tested positive for Covid-19? You should quarantine for 5 days from the time your symptoms first appeared and be fever free for 24 hours without use of fever reducing medications […]

Monthly Payroll Reminder

Good Morning, Timesheet Approval for All Monthly Employees   Monthly Employees & Managers: Please have all absence requests entered and approved by 12:00pm, Thursday, August 24, 2023.  Monthly timesheets do not need to be approved by the employee or the manager. However, all absences must be requested and approved for them to be paid. A link, […]

Charger Kickoff information

Reminder- Charger Kick-off is this Friday, August 25, 20238:00 a.m. start time. The schedule and sign up from breakout sessions is open. Please register at: * Note, some of the rooms may have changed due to demand of seats needed. If you go to the link and check your schedule, the correct room will […]

USG e-clips for August 21, 2023

University System News: Atlanta News First How much economic impact does the University System of Georgia have? By Jordan Barela The University System of Georgia (USG) has contributed billions of dollars to the Peach State’s economy in the most recent fiscal year, according to a study from the system. In fiscal year 2022, which was […]

USG e-clips for August 22, 2023

University System News: The Georgia Virtue Foundation Awards $2.5M Lifelong Learning Grant, 161 Scholarships to Georgia Southern The National Science Foundation announced a $2.5 million award supporting Georgia Southern University researchers in addressing high-demand workforce needs in information technology and computer science fields. The funded project, “Enabling Lifelong Success in an Information Technology Workforce,” adapts […]

Five Common Ways People Get Hacked

While the intentions of cybercriminals vary, their approach to hacking people tends to follow a few general techniques. Let’s review five of the most common ways people are targeted and how you can protect yourself and your organization. Outdated Devices or Software Failure to run updates equals failure to patch critical security vulnerabilities. Cybercriminals can […]